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The Emir of Qatar gave his live television broadcast since the blockade began on Friday night, where he detailed his vision for the future of the country.

Turkey signed non-binding agreements with NATO members France and Italy, whilst also continuing an agreement with Russia over its S-400 missile system.

Sanctions on Qatar are backfiring… as sanctions usually do

Paul Iddon

Sanctions on Qatar are backfiring… as sanctions usually do

Analysis: Lessons from history are rarely learned, notes Paul Iddon.

Foreign funded extremism in the West: Politics vs evidence

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

Foreign funded extremism in the West: Politics vs evidence

Comment: When it comes to Saudi funding of extremist Wahhabi ideologies believed to contribute to violent extremism, the UK and others walk a ...

Trump keeps Iran deal, but threatens more sanctions

The New Arab & agencies

Trump keeps Iran deal, but threatens more sanctions

The Trump administration faced a new congressional deadline on Monday to say whether Iran has curbed its nuclear weapons programme in line with ...

The New Arab & agencies

Macron chides Netanyahu on settlements, urges new Mideast talks

Emmanuel Macron stressed Israel must respect international law and halt the expansion of settlements in occupied Palestinian territory, urging for fresh Middle East peace talks.

The New Arab

Exclusive: Emma Watson talks The Circle, Harry Potter

Emma Watson speaks to The New Arab about her latest film "The Circle" and of its message on the dark undertones of the new social age of ...

The New Arab

French FM arrives in Kuwait after visiting blockaded Qatar

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has arrived in Kuwait on Sunday, as he continues his efforts to end the Gulf crisis.

The New Arab & agencies

France offers assistance in resolving 'concerning' Qatar blockade

France has offered to facilitate the Kuwait-led crisis talks to resolve the dispute between Qatar and four Arab states who are ...

French FM to visit Gulf for Qatar crisis talks

The New Arab

French FM to visit Gulf for Qatar crisis talks

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE this week in a bid to ease tensions in the ...

The New Arab

The UAE is 'employing' Blackwater to run its army

Reports are emerging of ex-Blackwater CEO's increasing involvement in the UAE's military affairs, with few, if any, UAE citizens actually ...

Attempts to confine Iran will only increase US isolation

Imad K. Harb

Attempts to confine Iran will only increase US isolation

Comment: The United States government is likely to stand alone in countering Iran's development of missile technology, writes Imad K. Harb

Turkey: We won't close base except at Qatar’s request

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Turkey: We won't close base except at Qatar’s request

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he remained loyal to Qatar amid an ongoing Saudi-led blockade, and would only close a military base ...

Survivor of Mosul blast wins top journalism prize

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Survivor of Mosul blast wins top journalism prize

French journalist Samuel Forey of the Figaro newspaper was praised by the jury of the Albert Londres prize, after surviving a deadly blast in ...

EU warns rescuers over 'encouraging refugees' to cross Mediterranean

The New Arab & agencies

EU warns rescuers over 'encouraging refugees' to cross Mediterranean

The European Commission claims some private rescue boats could encourage refugees to risk their lives in flimsy dinghies in the hope of being ...

The New Arab & agencies

France mosque shooting not terror-related: prosecutors

A shooting outside a mosque in France that left eight people wounded on Sunday was not terror-related, prosecutors assured, as the Muslim community continued to voice safety concerns.

The New Arab

Temperature in Iran hits scorching record of 54C

Iranian city experiences one of the hottest days in the country's history and one of the highest temperatures recorded in the world, falling ...

Robert Cusack

'Libya is a failed state': French foreign minister

Le Drian has called for a drastic solution to bring Libya back to 'normality' and the plan could involve controversial renegade general Khalif ...

The New Arab & agencies

Most terror attacks in West committed by 'violent millennials'

Terror attacks in Europe and US are overwhelmingly committed by men in their late 20s with criminal records with no direct link to IS, a study ...

Driver held after ramming barriers outside Paris mosque

The New Arab

Driver held after ramming barriers outside Paris mosque

The 4X4 vehicle struck pillars and barriers in place to protect the Creteil mosque, in the southeast of the capital, before speeding off and ...

Joe Stork

France under Macron still indulges Egypt's harsh repression

Comment: Macron may be a fresh new face, but if cabinet ministers' visits to Cairo are any indication, we seem set for the same indulgence of ...

France's colonial narrative no longer stands up

Warda Mohamed

France's colonial narrative no longer stands up

Comment: The reality of France's colonial exploits in Algeria runs contrary to its claims of being a country of reason, democracy and human ...

'Classy' Lebanese beach resort goes cheap with burkini ban

The New Arab

'Classy' Lebanese beach resort goes cheap with burkini ban

A woman attempting to enjoy a beach holiday with her family in Lebanon was forced to return home early after she was banned from bathing due to ...

<em>France</em>-US vow 'joint action' against Assad chemical attack

The New Arab

France-US vow 'joint action' against Assad chemical attack

French President Emmanuel Macron has agreed to work together with US President Donald Trump to formulate a common response in case of a new ...

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